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 Posted: Tue Oct 7th, 2008 01:39 pm
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Albert Sailhorst

Joined: Mon Sep 12th, 2005
Location: Aledo, Illinois USA
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If the ANV had food prior to Appomattox, the desertion rate would have been lower and they would have fought on untill they ran out of food/supplies......

If the Yanks had been out of food and suffered a high desertion rate, perhaps the shoe would have been on the other foot. As I recall, at some point in the war, there were those in the north who wanted to sue for peace and let the South go. The best General the South ever had was almost any General before Grant....

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